Secondary Sata HDD, not being reconized by bios Tags: Hard Drives BIOS Western Digital SATA Storage Last response: June 19, 2008 7:04 AM in Storage Share sazza June 18, 2008 10:12:36 PM Had a spare Sata II WD 250gb HDD laying around, connected it all up, started up the computer, and bios isn't picking it up, infact nothing is. Short system summary, ABIT NF-M2S, WD Sata II hdd, tried fiddling around, googling, racking peoples brains. If anyone has a suggetion, please say More about : secondary sata hdd reconized bios mike99 June 18, 2008 10:18:15 PM Try a different data cable. Check in BIOS that the SATA port is enabled and set to AUTO. Mike dallasjoh June 19, 2008 7:04:18 AM Have you tried WDC website or tech support. I was having the same kind of problem and I had to put a jumper on pins 1 & 2. Click on link http://wdc.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/wdc.cfg/php/enduser/std... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Help getting HDD reconized . Forum Sata drive not being reconized ... Forum Secondary SATA Drive no longer detected Forum How to add a secondary SATA drive to IDE drive Forum Booting off secondary disks Forum M4A77TD motherboard not reconizing my Seagate HDD Forum Sata Hard drive not being detected at all.. Help? Forum Sata drive not reconized Forum SSD - extremely slow as system drive but ok when secondary Forum Unable to play games off secondary hard drive Forum HDD SATA 150 is not recognized?? Forum ( secondary ) HDD 'at risk' apparently... Forum Sata HDD not being found on boot Forum What does your secondary HD do when not in use? Forum Not seeing secondary HDD Forum Secondary RAID 1 array woes Forum My computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum Two HDD help Forum BIOS won't recognize my harddrive :\ Forum Hot HDD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !